Kishore Biyani

Kishore Biyani

 

9th August, 1961

Over the years he has led the emergence of Pantaloon Retail as the leading retailer in the country. While retail continues to form the core business of Future Group, Mr. Biyani has led the group to foray into allied businesses across the consumption space. Led by its flagship enterprise, Pantaloon Retail, the group operates around 16,000,000 square feet (1,500,000 m2) of retail space in over 85 cities and towns and 65 rural locations across India. Headquartered in Mumbai (Bombay), Pantaloon Retail employs around 35,000 people and is listed on the Indian stock exchanges. Future Group’s retail arm follows a multi-format retail strategy and some of its leading formats include, Big Bazaar, Central, Food Bazaar, Pantaloons, Ezone, Home Town and Planet Sports. It also operates popular shopping portal, futurebazaar.com and rural retail chain, Aadhar. Future Group’s other businesses include financial services, insurance, brand development and logistics.